The Bible

Bible Usage:

  • both used 361 times.


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BOTH, adjective Two, considered as distinct from others or by themselves; the one and the other.

This word is often placed before the nouns with which it is connected.

He understands how to manage both public and private concerns.

It is often used as a substitute for nouns.

And Abraham took sheep and oxen, and gave them to Abimelech; and both of them made a covenant. Genesis 21:27.

BOTH often represents two members of a sentence.

He will not bear the loss of his rank, because he can bear the loss of his estate; but he will bear both because he is prepared for both

BOTH often pertains to adjectives or attributes, and in this case generally precedes them in construction; as, he endeavored to render commerce both disadvantageous and infamous.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BOTH'ER, the vulgar pronunciation of pother. [See Pother.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BOTH'NIAN, adjective Pertaining to Bothnia, a province of Sweden, and to a gulf of the Baltic sea, which is so called from the province, which it penetrates. Pinkerton uses Bothnic, as a noun for the gulf, and Barlow uses bothnian in the same manner.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


BOTOCH'ED, participle passive Patched clumsily; mended unskillfully; marked with botches.